College of Law
With the significant resources of a major research university, the expertise of world-renowned faculty members, and a variety of special program opportunities, the College of Law consistently ranks among the top law schools in the country and among the top 10 public law schools.
Backed by the prestigious reputation of the University of Illinois, the College of Law resides on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus. Established in 1897, the College was a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools, and was home of the founding chapter of the law honor society now known as the Order of the Coif. The College has specialized expertise in the areas of business and commercial law, employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation law.
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(2019-07-02)Antitrust law is trapped in a labyrinth of its own making. The assumption that consumer welfare and efficiency is the sole concern of antitrust law conflicts with what people view as unfair about antitrust law. The present ...
A new interpretive approach to an old issue under the WTO Turning the chapeau of GATT article XX into a wild card for greater domestic regulatory autonomy (2019-07-11)The current anti-globalization movements can be seen as counter movements against neo-liberalism staged by social groups who have not benefited much from global economic integration. The WTO has been criticized for restricting ...
(2019-04-18)Although trademark law permits the protection of “trade dress” (distinctive product shape, ornamentation, and packaging), the enforcement of too strong a property can stifle competition. U.S. courts apply the “aesthetic ...
Administrative enforcement and criminal and civil decisions regarding trademark counterfeiting in China (2019-04-16)Drawing on annual reports of 10-year government data and 1,600 criminal and civil cases over 5 years, this dissertation investigates administrative enforcement, criminal sanctions, and civil protections on trademark ...
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